Spinach is a low-calorie, versatile veggie packed with vitamins and nutrients. Its mild, fresh flavor makes it perfect for salads, quiches, omelets, pasta dishes and so much more. In the garden, spinach is a hardy crop that can easily withstand cool temperatures. Scroll through the slideshow to learn six fascinating spinach facts.
Farm Facts: Spinach
California is the top producer of spinach in the United States, producing about 65% of the country’s fresh spinach in 2016. Arizona, New Jersey and Texas round out the top four U.S. spinach producers. Together, they produce about 98% of commercial spinach in the country.
Get the recipe: Summer Spinach Salad